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Author Topic: Inter City 125: The Train That Saved Britain's Railways  (Read 648 times)

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Inter City 125: The Train That Saved Britain's Railways
« on: May 12, 2018, 12:46:55 am »
New two part TV documentary on Channel 5 (UK).

Part 1 of 2
First airing on May 15, Tuesday 9pm - 10pm and repeated on May 19, Saturday 4am - 4:45am.

Part 2 of 2
First airing on May 22, Tuesday 9pm - 10pm and repeated on May 26, Saturday 4am - 4:45am.

http://www.radiotimes.com/tv-programme/e/gjfrfn/intercity-125-the-train-that-saved-britains-railway-episode-guide/
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Re: Inter City 125: The Train That Saved Britain's Railways
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2018, 03:03:17 pm »
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Re: Inter City 125: The Train That Saved Britain's Railways
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2018, 04:43:12 pm »
I've decided to series link the Sat morning repeat and save myself having to FWD through 15 minutes of ads! :tv:
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Re: Inter City 125: The Train That Saved Britain's Railways
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2018, 11:33:38 pm »
Very interesting programme.  Lots of input from one of the APT designers, Kit Spackman, who I met at Bristol show a couple of weeks ago, and a couple of shots of the GW main line next to EGLM.  Looking forward to Part 2.

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Re: Inter City 125: The Train That Saved Britain's Railways
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2018, 02:16:16 pm »
Most of you know I'm no great fan of 'multi coloured worms' but I have to say I found this programme fascinating probably because, apart from the APT v HST rivalry, I knew very little about the 125.
I now feel I ought to be buying a model one in the original blue/yellow livery but it would need to be a Farish item.

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Re: Inter City 125: The Train That Saved Britain's Railways
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2018, 10:02:48 pm »
Just watched both episodes and I was impressed.
Good to see our own Karhedron involved.
I am correct there arenít I ?
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Re: Inter City 125: The Train That Saved Britain's Railways
« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2018, 10:15:56 pm »
Was he?! Is he the journalisty fellow then?

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Re: Inter City 125: The Train That Saved Britain's Railways
« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2018, 10:27:22 pm »
Most of you know I'm no great fan of 'multi coloured worms' but I have to say I found this programme fascinating probably because, apart from the APT v HST rivalry, I knew very little about the 125.
I now feel I ought to be buying a model one in the original blue/yellow livery but it would need to be a Farish item.

Why would it need to be a Farish one? Their HST is very dated now (and no longer produced) - the Dapol one is far superior.

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Re: Inter City 125: The Train That Saved Britain's Railways
« Reply #8 on: May 30, 2018, 10:42:45 pm »
Most of you know I'm no great fan of 'multi coloured worms' but I have to say I found this programme fascinating probably because, apart from the APT v HST rivalry, I knew very little about the 125.
I now feel I ought to be buying a model one in the original blue/yellow livery but it would need to be a Farish item.


Why would it need to be a Farish one? Their HST is very dated now (and no longer produced) - the Dapol one is far superior.


I just prefer Farish to Dapol in the main. As it was, I took excellent advice from the forum and so...............

http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=1330.msg508740#msg508740

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Re: Inter City 125: The Train That Saved Britain's Railways
« Reply #9 on: May 30, 2018, 10:45:43 pm »
Most of you know I'm no great fan of 'multi coloured worms' but I have to say I found this programme fascinating probably because, apart from the APT v HST rivalry, I knew very little about the 125.
I now feel I ought to be buying a model one in the original blue/yellow livery but it would need to be a Farish item.


Why would it need to be a Farish one? Their HST is very dated now (and no longer produced) - the Dapol one is far superior.


I just prefer Farish to Dapol in the main. As it was, I took excellent advice from the forum and so...............

http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=1330.msg508740#msg508740


It's certainly a good model - one of Dapol's best I think, along with the 67 and 68.

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Re: Inter City 125: The Train That Saved Britain's Railways
« Reply #10 on: May 31, 2018, 08:14:44 am »
Was he?! Is he the journalisty fellow then?
Iím pretty sure he was the railway historian guy.
I could be wrong but looked just like him.
Weíll wait to see.
Apologies if I have this completely wrong.
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Re: Inter City 125: The Train That Saved Britain's Railways
« Reply #11 on: May 31, 2018, 08:20:32 am »
Yes thatís who I meant! Was trying to think who looked like Karhedronís avatar. He came across well, whoever he was, I liked him!

 

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